350 employees – architects, designers, planners and engineers – from 30 countries are able to draw upon a wealth of knowledge collected over three generations of building experience. Want to be part of us? Join our team!
Christian Bechtle studied at TU Berlin and IUAV in Venice. Prior to joining HENN in 1991, Christian Bechtle worked in Berlin, Munich and London. Since 2003, Christian Bechtle has led the project studio in Munich. In 2008 he was made partner.
Marcus Fissan studied at the Technical University of Braunschweig where he received his diploma in 1995. Before joining HENN, Marcus Fissan worked on various projects, including his time with Herzog + Partner, Munich in 1998. In 2005 Marcus Fissan joined HENN. He was made partner in 2011 and leads the Berlin Office.
Gunter Henn was born in Dresden in 1947 and studied architecture and structural engineering in Munich and Berlin. He is the chairman of HENN. He founded the office in Munich in 1979 and is the successor of the office of Walter Henn. Since 1994, Gunter Henn has been a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge. Gunter Henn manages the chair in industrial construction and the Centre for Knowledge Architecture at the Technical University of Dresden.
Martin Henn studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and at the ETH, Zurich. He received his Master’s Degree in Architecture from the ETH, Zurich in 2006, and his Post-Professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, New York in 2008. Prior to HENN, he was working for Zaha Hadid Architects inLondon and Asymptote Architecture in New York. Martin Henn is Head of Design at HENN. In 2012 he was made partner.
Frank Hoffmeister completed his Social Education studies at Katholische Stiftungsfachhochschule für Sozialwesen in 1980, after which he worked at various international enterprises in sales and product marketing, as well as in leading positions within Human Resources. Frank Hoffmeister has been a partner at Henn since 2014, and is in charge of Corporate Services.
Matthias Lassen graduated in 1994 from University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. He worked at Murphy/Jahn (Chicago/USA), Sauerbruch Hutton (Berlin), nps (Berlin/Moskau) and Windstone (GCC countries). He is with HENN since 2011 and was made Partner China in 2015.
Paul Lawrence studied Quantity Surveying at Portsmouth Polytechnic, England, and completed his bachelor's degree with commendation in 1975. After working in quantity surveying practices in London, Frankfurt, Munich and Auckland, New Zealand, as well as a general contractor in Villingen-Schwenningen, Paul Lawrence joined HENN in 1988. He was made partner in 2008.
Axel Mathony is partner at HENN and heads a project studio. Important projects for automotive and research and development in Canada, the USA, China and Dubai. He studied architecture at the University of Kaiserslautern.
Georg Pichler studied architecture at the Technical University of Munich in 1988. Prior to joining HENN in 1993, he worked in the office of Prof. Theodor Hugues in Munich. Georg Pichler was made partner in 2011. Since 2012, he has managed offices in both Beijing and Shanghai.
Norbert Schachtner studied Architecture at the Technical University in Munich where he graduated in 1990. Following this he worked for several years for various Architecture firms. Norbert Schachtner joined HENN in 1992 and was made partner in 2008. He now leads the Studio for Science Buildings.
Stefan Sinning studied architecture at the Technical University in Munich and graduated in 1992. Prior to joining HENN in 2002, he worked for Foster + Partners in London and Herzog + Partner. Stefan Sinning was made partner in 2008, was up to 2011 head of the berlin office and since 2012 has headed the office in Munich.
Rainer Sladek studied Interior Design at the University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim, graduating in 1997. Subsequently, Rainer Sladek joined HENN in Berlin as project manager of national and later international projects. In 2007 he founded HENN MediaLab in Munich. Rainer Sladek has been a partner with HENN since 2011.
Werner Sonnleitner studied business administration at the University of Regensburg and received his diploma in 1991. Since 1996 he has been working for HENN. His responsibilities include the commercial project management, contract management as well as the finances for all national and international projects. Werner Sonnleitner was made partner in 2013.
Wei Sun graduated from the Technical University of Dresden in 2008. He has been employed with HENN ever since, initially in the company's Munich office, and since 2009 in China. In 2010, he received the Georg Helm Scholar Award. From 2014, Wei Sun is partner for China managing the office in Beijing.
Wolfgang Wrba studied Architecture at the Technical University of Munich and graduated in 1988. Afterward, Wolfgang Wrba worked in the office of Prof. Kaup, Scholz+Partner in Munich and joined HENN in 1989. He was made partner in 2008 and leads the Construction Management Department.